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| | |[pic] | | | |[pic] print | | | |Coevolution | |The term coevolution is used to describe cases where two (or more) species reciprocally affect each other's evolution. So for example, an | |evolutionary change in the morphology of a plant, might affect the morphology of an herbivore that eats the plant, which in turn might | |affect the evolution of the plant, which might affect the evolution of the herbivore...and so on. | |Coevolution is likely to happen when different species have close ecological interactions with one another. These ecological relationships | |include: | |Predator/prey and parasite/host | |Competitive species | |Mutualistic species | |[pic]...

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